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Physicians: Timeline for 2014 Deadlines to Remember

Written by Anuja Vaidya | December 11, 2013

Medscape has published a list of 2014 deadlines that providers need to know and prepare for.

Here is the timeline for the deadlines:

1. Jan. 1  
•    Stage 2 of CMS's meaningful use incentive program begins for eligible providers who treat Medicare and Medicaid patients.
•    Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia plan to expand access to Medicaid.
2. Feb. 28
•    The reporting deadline to qualify for the Physician Quality Reporting System bonus for physicians who submit performance data through Medicare claims or their electronic health record system.
3. March 31
•    The deadline by which every American, who does not qualify for Medicare or Medicaid, must purchase insurance.
4. Oct. 1
•    The deadline for ICD-10 coding system compliance.

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